Monthly Archives: December 2017

Read Marvel & Star Wars comics for free with Hoopla

Christmas has come early for comics lovers, because Hoopla just added dozens of Marvel and Star Wars comics to its collection. And you can read them for free. We’ve talked about Hoopla before. It’s a cool digital service we offer that lets … Continue reading

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Kids can tackle our Jumanji obstacle course

Anyone who’s ever taken part in a game of Jumanji knows you don’t just play the game. You get INTO it. And kids can immerse themselves in a game of Jumanji during a special program at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. … Continue reading

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Engineering for the zip line

As part of our STEAM series, kids designed and built weights out of our Lego Blocks. Then we saw which weights traveled the farthest and fastest on our zip line. Our STEAM series returns next year with a program focused … Continue reading

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Cleveland Browns QB Bernie Kosar discusses football, resiliency & ‘Learning to Scramble’

Cleveland Browns Quarterback Bernie Kosar—you may have heard of him—visited us on Wednesday to discuss his life, career, and new book, Learning to Scramble. He talked about: The process of writing “Learning to Scramble” His childhood in Youngstown The importance of … Continue reading

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Award-winning broadcaster Romona Robinson coming to Mentor Library

Local legend Romona Robinson will discuss her Emmy Award-winning career in broadcast and read from her new book, A Dirt Road to Somewhere, when she comes to our Main Branch at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9. Robinson became the first … Continue reading

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